O'Loughlin Gaels Senior Hurlers will 'Run With Ciara' on May 20th at the Castle Park helping The Ciara Lawlor Memorial raise money for Ataxia Foundation Ireland. The Lawlor Family are great friends and supporters of O'Loughlin Gaels GAA & Camogie and the local community. Thier daughter Ciara died suddenly at a Kodaline Concert in Marley Park from a pre-existing heart condition in July 2016. Her brothers Jack and Barry play with the club and her cousin Huw is a Senior Club Player and also a member of the extended Kilkenny panel. The Ciara Lawlor Memorial are holding the event on May the 20th to raise funds for Ataxia Foundation Ireland, a charity set up to support those affected by the degenerative desease that includes Ciara's school friend Katie Kelly, a sister of St. Patrick's Ballyragget GAA player and Kilkenny panelist.
THE CLUB HAS SET UP A PAGE ON THEIR WEBSITE INVITING PEOPLE TO JOIN THE SENIOR TEAM TO JOIN THEM AND REGISTER & DONATE FOR THE EVENT. Already Thomastown Intermediate Team and St. Patrick's Ballyragget have committed to join in.
The page link to donate €10 is http://www.oloughlingaels.gaa.ie/store/p13/Ciara_Lawlor_Run_-_Take_Part_and_Donate_10_Euro_.html
All funds will be presented to the Ciara Lawlor Memorial for the foundation.
O'Loughlin Gaels will hold a launch for the event in the Club on Wednesday May 9th at 7:30pm and all are welcome.